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  1. Feronia Inc. Announces Closing of Second Tranche of Secured Convertible Debenture OfferingRead the original story

    44 min ago | Sys-Con Media

    The Company is also pleased to announce that it has closed a tranche of the private placement of Debentures with GOHL in the principal amount of US$1,800,000, having previously closed the first tranche with CDC Group plc in the principal amount of US$10,000,000, as described in the Company's press release of November 9, 2015. -- Feronia is an agribusiness operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo .


  2. Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund Modifies Certain Non-Fundamental Investment PoliciesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | GlobeNewswire

    Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund today announced that the Fund's Board of Trustees approved modifications to certain non-fundamental investment policies, which will become effective as of February 5, 2016. The Fund will continue to pursue its investment objective to maximize total return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation.


  3. Friedman LLP Appointed Auditor for the Bitcoin Investment Trust by...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

    Friedman will be replacing the Company's previous independent auditor, Ernst & Young LLP . The transition will be effective on , 2015.


  4. Shift Bitcoin Debit CardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Uncrate

    Maybe you didn't see it coming, but Bitcoin is accepted at over 38 million merchants worldwide. This makes the Shift Bitcoin Debit Card essential, giving you the ability to connect your existing accounts and spend everywhere VISA is accepted.


  5. Caesars appeals ruling on $364 million pension liabilityRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Nov 27 The bankrupt operating unit of Caesars Entertainment Corp has appealed a ruling that would enforce payments of nearly $364 million in pension liabilities, according to court documents filed this week. Caesars Entertainment Operating Corp had asked the bankruptcy court to shield its parent from liability demands by the National Retirement Fund, a pension fund that covers thousands of employees across five affiliated Caesars companies.


  6. Abengoa CEO resigns as concerns mount over Spanish firm's fateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Australian

    Abengoa said Friday its chief executive Santiago Seage had resigned after it emerged the Spanish renewable energy giant was close to bankruptcy, as concerns rise over the fate of a firm that employs close to 29,000 people. The company announced Wednesday that a deal with Spanish engineering group Gestamp -- which had been due to inject much-needed cash into the firm -- had fallen through, leaving it with a mountain of debt and the threat of becoming Spain's biggest-ever corporate failure.


  7. NextEra to Sell Texas Power Plants in $1.59 Billion DealRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    NextEra Energy Inc. agreed to sell two natural gas-fired generators in Texas to an affiliate of Energy Future Holdings Corp. for $1.59 billion as it seeks to reduce its exposure to the competitive power business. Luminant will buy NextEra Energy Resources LLC's La Frontera portfolio, which consists of the Forney and Lamar generating assets, according to a statement Friday.


  8. JPS 190MW plant a US$300m project - LNG facility won't harm...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Continuous tests as well as monitoring of the construction and commercial operation of the gas-fired 190-megawatt power plant to be developed by Jamaica Public Service Company at Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine, have been promised, amid public concerns that the facility could eventually become a health hazzard. Those health concerns were allayed by environmental consultant Carlton Campbell, who also assured the community in a consultation session Tuesday that they would have a mechanism for complaints for matters that arise when the project gets underway.


  9. Mount Kisco Planning Board OK's Modell's PermitRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Bedford Daily Voice

    The former Borders bookstore site, one of Mount Kisco's most prominent downtown storefronts, is poised to be occupied again after more than four years of vacancy. The Mount Kisco Planning Board voted on Tuesday to approve a special permit for Modell's Sporting Goods, Village Attorney Whitney Singleton confirmed through his secretary.


  10. 'Student Debt in America: Lend With a Smile, Collect With a Fist'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Economist's View

    Student Debt in America: Lend With a Smile, Collect With a Fist : ... Borrowing is risky, financial decisions are not always rational, and people often do a poor job of properly weighing the interests of their present and future selves. The private enterprise system is built to limit overborrowing by sharing risk between lenders and borrowers.


  11. How to avoid being caught out by ransomwareRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Computer Weekly

    Since warnings about a strain of malware called Cryptolocker became such a problem in late 2013, causing Certs to issue guidance on how to prevent being infected and what to do if you were, ransomware has been a worry. Cryptolocker was just one of many strains of ransomware, and the likes of Cryptowall and CryptoDefense have followed to bother businesses and consumers alike.


  12. Tied up in bankruptcy, Energy Future frets over futureRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Seven years ago - before the bankruptcy filing and the court fights - Energy Future Holdings was a juggernaut within the power business. The century-old TXU Corp. had been reborn in a $45 billion buyout led by two of Wall Street's most storied private equity tycoons.


  13. Online overload strikes retailers on Black FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Internet Retailer

    Consumers now spend more time with online retail on mobile devices than desktop and laptop PCs. Read key data on mobile commerce sales, traffic, conversion, devices, marketing and more.


  14. Z Capital Starts Talks to Acquire Remaining Shares of AffinityRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Z Capital Partners is in exclusive talks to buy the outstanding shares of casino operator Affinity Gaming for more than $180 million. The private equity firm raised its offer for the 59.6 percent of Affinity it doesn't already own to $15 a share from $14.50, according to a filing Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


  15. Morgan Housel | The Motley Fool Investor: Trump, Truman and bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    "First of all, like many other very big businessmen ... almost all of them, they've all used the chapter laws, the bankruptcy laws, to their own benefit ... "Now hundreds of companies I've opened. I've used three times, maybe four times.


  16. UK ad chiefs signal their predictions of success with Tastemade and Blockchain CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Drum

    UK ad chiefs have revealed that they would be more willing to invest in pioneering food and travel video network Tastemade and Blockchain Capital than the likes of Twitter, Virgin Galactic or Pinterest. The findings come from IPA's recent mission to the US where a number of leading UK adlanders networked with the heads of the companies over theoretical investments.


  17. Energy & Exploration Partners, Inc. Responds to Involuntary Chapter 11 PetitionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    "We are aware of the petition filed by certain of our oilfield service suppliers," said Hunt Pettit, Energy & Exploration Partners' Founder and Chief Executive Officer. "The sharp and protracted period of depressed commodity prices, resulting from OPEC's decisions exactly one year ago has created difficult conditions for the entire industry and we are no exception.


  18. Mortgage Attorneys Can Help Homeowner Save Home from ForeclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SBWire

    Mortgage servicing fraud has affected many homeowners in the wake of the financial meltdown and still persists today. Many mortgage fraud activities are occurring without the awareness of the average homeowner.


  19. The Block ChainletterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Finextra Research news

    Now that you have started to read this block chainletter you MUST continue to read it, follow the procedure strictly or great harm will come upon you, your company and your family. This all started back in 2008 when in an obscure garage Satoshi Nakamoto discovered a wooden box containing a stack of research papers and decided to write his own paper.


  20. Firm building Muskrat Falls transmission lines files for bankruptcy protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Abengoa was awarded a $200-million contract to build 400 kilometres of transmission lines on the west coast of Newfoundland and in Nova Scotia. NSP Maritime Inc., a subsidiary of Emera Inc. , says they have contractual protections in place to ensure the work continues.